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The Feminist Dilemma

Learning now that elected officials in this 2017 term are slashing funds for Planned Parenthood, and even pushing to criminalize abortion procedures, I question what it actually… 464 more words

jellyfish 

spineless jellies

get a bad rap, you know.

they just don’t care for war

or confrontation.

they’ve seen the vastness

of the ocean

and the pitch black… 64 more words

Book Review - Come Along with Me by Shirley Jackson

I was introduced to Shirley Jackson’s work a number of years ago, and have been slowly savoring her entire works since. I’m aware I only have a limited amount of pages left, so I’m trying to make them last as long as I can. 482 more words

Book Review

Featured Fem | Meet Leslie Contreras Schwartz

Interview by Anna-Claire McGrath 

Leslie Contreras Schwartz is a Mexican American poet living in Houston. She is of Mayan descent, but grew up in Houston among the bayous. 935 more words

Featured Writers

Interview With Anushay Hossain

So much of my writing focuses on elevating the voices of women and girls, so it was a wonderful surprise to be on the other side of the interview and be featured on… 23 more words

Women's Rights Are Human Rights

Introducing New AF Writers

AF is thrilled to welcome on board two new feminist writers from Uganda, Godiva and Tricia, whose short bio’s are shared below. We look forward to sharing their thoughts and experiences among our growing community of… 246 more words

African Feminism

Let's Not Celebrate Our Periods, We Need To Learn About Them First

As a gender questioning person, menstruation is something particularly concerning to me, and with certainty, is deemed to ultimately become a centrepiece in my identity. Nonetheless, the rising tide of modern fourth-wave-feminism that lauds the monthly gift, sells pictures of it on badges for 50p a pop and struts free bleeding has definitely no relation to my identity whatsoever. 637 more words

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